Pundit Planet Math: Industrial Accident + Chinese Surgeons = Photo of the Day

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Zhou had his left hand chopped off during a work accident involving a spinning blade machine and was rushed to hospital

CAROLINE MORTIMER reports: Chinese surgeons have saved a hand severed in an industrial accident by grafting it on to the man’s ankle for a month before reattaching it to his arm. The surgery was carried on a factory worker known as Zhou at Xiangya Hospital in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province in central China.

Zhou had his left hand chopped off during a work accident involving a spinning blade machine and was rushed to hospital where Dr Tang Juyu, head of microsurgery at the hospital, decide to operate to give him the chance to “revive” his lost hand.

The surgical team were unable to reattach the hand to Zhou’s arm straight away as the severed nerves and tendons needed time to heal.

So his hand was sewn onto his leg in order to keep it “alive” until the arm was ready. Read the rest of this entry »


Beijing: Perv Seen Fondling Women on Subway [Photos]

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A man has been seen hiding beneath the seats on a subway car and fondling the legs of two women, the Beijing Times reported on Monday.

A passenger surnamed Zhou captured the man on video after boarding the train at Xizhimen station on Line 2 in Beijing.

“I saw that there was something moving under the seats opposite me. After looking closer, I saw that it was actually a man,” said Zhou. “Then he reached out to touch two female passengers’ legs.”

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